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1. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] a line leading to a place or point.

Synonyms

  • trend
  • tendency
  • path
  • bearing
  • north-south direction
  • route
  • qibla
  • way
  • itinerary
  • course
  • heading
  • east-west direction

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

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2. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves.

Synonyms

  • leeward
  • north
  • compass point
  • compass north
  • outgoing
  • west
  • south
  • windward
  • spatial relation
  • incoming
  • frontage
  • northeast
  • east
  • position
  • orientation
  • seaward
  • southwest
  • opposition
  • southeast
  • northwest
  • magnetic north

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

3. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] a general course along which something has a tendency to develop.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • disposition
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

4. direction

noun. ['dɝˈɛkʃən, diːˈrɛkʃɪn, daɪˈrɛkʃɪn, dɪˈrɛkʃɪn'] something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action.

Synonyms

  • guidance
  • subject matter
  • confidential information
  • cynosure
  • counsel
  • counselling
  • wind
  • career counseling
  • genetic counseling
  • steer
  • counseling
  • road map
  • hint
  • lead
  • substance
  • message
  • tip
  • content
  • marriage counseling

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • downwind

Etymology

  • directio (Latin)

5. West

noun. the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America.

Synonyms

  • Europe
  • western
  • North America
  • Occident

Antonyms

  • east
  • east-central
  • eastern United States
  • southeastern

6. west

noun. ['ˈwɛst'] the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees.

Synonyms

  • cardinal compass point
  • due west
  • westward

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • easterly

Etymology

  • west (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. east

adjective. ['ˈiːst'] situated in or facing or moving toward the east.

Synonyms

  • easterly
  • eastbound
  • eastward
  • eastside
  • easternmost
  • eastmost

Antonyms

  • western
  • there
  • here
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • est (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • east (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. west

adjective. ['ˈwɛst'] situated in or facing or moving toward the west.

Synonyms

  • westerly
  • westbound
  • western
  • westernmost
  • westward
  • westside

Antonyms

  • eastern
  • there
  • here
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • west (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. east

noun. ['ˈiːst'] the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees.

Synonyms

  • due east
  • cardinal compass point
  • eastward

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • westmost

Etymology

  • est (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • east (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. West

noun. the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River.

Synonyms

  • southwestern United States
  • Northwest
  • United States of America
  • western United States
  • U.S.A.
  • West Coast
  • US
  • northwestern United States
  • western
  • America
  • the States
  • Southwest
  • USA
  • U.S.
  • United States

Antonyms

  • middle Atlantic
  • mid-Atlantic
  • northeastern
  • East
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